"The Harder They Come" is a criminal film produced by Perry Henzell starring Jimmy Cliff and was filmed in Jamaica in 1972. The film tends to defy classification and provides insights to the black Jamaica, not tourist Jamaica. The main character, Ivan, goes to Kingston to find fame but finds himself in difficult situations. This film's soundtrack played an important role in popularizing reggae in the United States. Singer, songwriter and actor Jimmy Cliff discusses his career and how he became involved with "The Harder They Come". The program is mixed with Cliff's songs such as "The Harder They Come", "Many Rivers to Cross", "Rivers of Babylon", "You Can Get It If You Really Want", and "Have You Heard the News".